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20 Creative Ways to Give

With the “season of giving” upon us, we look at the many different ways you can give that will benefit not just one person, but our beautiful island community as well.   Give to the Environment 1. Trees You don’t need a large garden for a citrus, fig or scarlett cordia tree. They can all grow in pots and do well even if someone only has a balcony or patio. Brighton Nurseries: 236-5862 2. Bee Friendly Flowers Gardenia, jasmine and…


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Afternoon & Evening: The 9th Biennial Charman Prize

The 9th Biennial Charman Prize was awarded to Jayde Gibbons (aka Queendom Heights on Instagram) on Saturday, October 12th at Masterworks Museum of Art. The Charman Prize is a prestigious art competition established to honor John Chapman, a prominent businessman…


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From STEM to STEAM: BIOS Education Program Incorporates Art into Science Curricula

This summer, BIOS’s Marine Science Internship (MSI) program, part of the Institute’s larger Ocean Academy, brought art into its primarily science-focused curriculum. The two-week program is designed to provide students ages 14 to 16 with training and skills development in…


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10 Easy Ways to Go Zero-Waste!

One of the best ways to protect our planet from further destruction is to eliminate as much waste from our lives as possible. You can aim to eliminate ALL waste, but that’s pretty hard to do in a place like…


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Marine Technicians: Supporting the Science at Sea

Behind every successful ocean science research cruise—whether it’s for a day, a week, or multiple months—is a cadre of professionals ensuring that everything runs smoothly: the marine technicians. These individuals possess a unique set of skills that combines technical and…

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A Joint Effort on the High Seas

A research cruise gives educators and a student the unique opportunity to work alongside scientists investigating zooplankton migration. Late last month, a four-day research cruise on the Sargasso Sea gave two local educators and a senior school student the opportunity…